College News

This is our life’s work—and we’re working to share our life’s next chapter with you. Temple College of Liberal Arts students, alumni and faculty are forging new paths every day in dozens of exciting disciplines, and we want you to know about them! Read about their discoveries, accomplishments and events here and please contact us if you have a story you think we should tell. From Africology to Criminal Justice, from Psychology to Spanish, the College teaches its students how to see the world from new perspectives and make a meaningful impact in their chosen field. Follow their adventures here and see where their journeys lead them next.

Photo of MK Asante at desk writing

MK Asante is a best-selling author, an award-winning filmmaker, a recording artist and a Morgan State University associate professor. Now he’s also the keynote speaker at the College of Liberal Arts’ 17th annual Underground Railroad and Black History Conference.

Africology and African American Studies

photo of interns with governor wolf

Students from across the College of Liberal Arts and Temple University as a whole recall how their political internships in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania helped them build valuable experience for launching their careers.

Political Science, Public Policy

photo of students talking to faculty and staff at major minors fair

English senior Meg Kiernan explains why the College of Liberal Arts’ Minors and Certificates Fairs, which allow students to declare on the spot with no appointment necessary, make declaring easy for students.

Nisha Parekh, CLA ’06, is the Campus Recruitment Team Lead for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. On February 5, she’ll be back on campus for some recruiting events, and she hopes to see liberal arts students show up with open minds and plenty of questions.

Criminal Justice, Psychology

photo of Jasmine Lamb with Governor Wolf

Second-year master of public policy student Jasmine Lamb offers some quick advice for students hoping to land a competitive internship like the one Lamb worked at in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives during summer 2019.

Public Policy

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